Definition of Gastrointestinal

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Gastrointestinal: Adjective referring collectively to the stomach and small and large intestines.

The commonly used abbreviation for gastrointestinal is GI. (Outside of medicine, GI can also stand for galvanized iron, general issue or government issue - as in GI Joe).

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Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer

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